Mar 01, 2012 - Sale 2271

Sale 2271 - Lot 392

Price Realized: $ 4,560
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
(MILITARY--CIVIL WAR.) PATRIOTIC UNION COVERS. Group of fifteen patriotic Union covers. Average size 3-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches; all in very good or better condition, none used. should be seen. Vp, 1861-1864

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Includes: 1 and 2, variants, blue and black printings of an image of an "uncle Tom" house servant standing behind his master "I wouldn't pull down dat flag, Massa George; 3.Southern Chivalry; 4 and 5 "John Bull 'don't see it'" 6, "The Great West, the Great South; 7 "A King for the South"; 8 with no letters, showing a recruit; 9 "Recruits wanted for the Brave Southern Army, good pay. . ." 10. "Music by the Contra-Band," showing three blacks playing music; 11, "Oh Massa jeff, did Sesesh fever will kill de nigger;" 12, "Secession" 13, "Wait Till the War is Over," 14 and 15 are variations, showing a pair of feet, with the caption "The Peculiar Institution." Secession's Moving Foundation, Tendency due North via Monroe." From the Gordon Bleuler Collection of Civil War covers.